Apprentices engage attorneys to fight BCM


FRANCISTOWN: Botswana Chamber of Mines (BCM) are bracing themselves for more problems after apprentices under the Chamber’s scholarship engaged lawyers to fight the organisation over the abrupt halting of their scholarships.

The cat-and-mouse game between the BCM and its students started in December 2017 after the former unexpectedly told the students to stop attending lectures at the Francistown College of Technical and Vocational Education (FCTVE).

Chamber of Mines cited cash flow problems for the abrupt announcement in the wake of the cessation of operations by some mining houses.

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